Finding the Best Approach to a Budget Calendar
Finding the Best Approach to a Budget Calendar
Investigating the pros and cons of a fiscal year.

The question regarding whether a church ought to operate on a traditional calendar budget year (running from January 1 to December 31) or a fiscal one (such as August 1 to July 31) is financial insider talk for most congregants. Most churchgoers don't ever roll up their sleeves and get their hands dirty with the nitty-gritty details of the budgeting process, so the manner in which a church's accounting office runs its budget year is unlikely to affect the congregation's service attendance in any perceptible way.

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